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The Hoods, Wethersfield

Description: The Hoods

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115684

OS Grid Reference: TL7121431307
OS Grid Coordinates: 571214, 231307
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9539, 0.4902

Location: 4 High Street, Wethersfield, Essex CM7 4BY

Locality: Wethersfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 4BY

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Listing Text

(north side)

5/172 The Hoods



House. Early C16, extended in late C17. Timber framed, mainly plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay range aligned NE-SW, early C16, with
axial stack at SW end. 3-bay parallel range to SE with rear stack in left bay,
late C17. Small single-storey extension with slate roof to left, and
single-storey extension to rear. 2 storeys. SE elevation (to High Street),
2-window range of C20 sashes of 4 lights. C20 door in late C16 style. The
original (rear) range has jowled posts, some studding exposed internally, plain
joists of horizontal section with a blocked stair trap in the right bay,
chamfered transverse and axial beams and chamfered joists of horizontal section,
all with lamb's tongue stops, in the remainder. In the upper rear wall there is
a blocked unglazed window with diamond mortices. The roof is of crownpost
construction with axial braces, ceiled below collar-purlin level. On the first
floor there is an early C17 (or earlier) ledged door. The front block has 2
chamfered transverse beams with lamb's tongue stops.

Listing NGR: TL7121431307

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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